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Meissen Porcelain Figure of a Cherub

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
96
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Meissen Porcelain Figure of a Cherub, Germany, 19th century, polychrome enameled and gilded standing figure modeled partially draped, holding a flower in one hand and a torch in the other, a sunflower with bird perched to one side, crossed swords mark, ht. 14 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

Loss to stem of flower extending from hand; hand and torch repaired; left leg repaired; repairs to bird's wings and tail, and to chips on sunflower and numerous leaves.

Keywords

Germany, Meissen, Meissen porcelain, Porcelain, Sunflower

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